On This Day

What Happened on August 7, 1990

Historical Events

Operation Desert Shield

US deploys troops to Saudi Arabia beginning Operation Desert Shield

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US troops in Saudi Arabia during Operation Desert Shield
US troops in Saudi Arabia during Operation Desert Shield
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Famous Deaths

  • Eva Sully Block, actress (Kid Millions), dies of heart failure at 88
1990 Highlights

About August 7, 1990

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 2 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo